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The Victorian gentry were wheeled down to the sea in theirs but they were missing out

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside, oh I do like to be beside the sea…   Just what is it that draws us to the ocean? The rhythmic sound of the waves as they wash up over … Continue reading

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Beer…not the brew best served cold but the quiet cove on the Jurassic Coast

Beer. Not the brown liquid libation but the picturesque coastal village that nestles comfortably in the 95 mile stretch of the amazing Jurassic Coast. As with all the beaches along this prehistoric sweep of English coastline, it has so much … Continue reading

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Red Bull Harbour Reach Lyme Regis

It was pure coincidence that I happened to be in Lyme Regis on Saturday 21 July 2012, I recall I wanted to enjoy that oh so Victorian jolly pastime of ‘taking the sea air’ and in their usual Saturday sloth-like manner, … Continue reading

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Monmouth Beach – the siege is over…for now

The siege over, people start to venture from their homes, Still a little nervous and some battle weary But all pleased to be out, away from the closed confines of sealed doors and sandbags. We had heard news of a new … Continue reading

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Charmouth beach and when nature bites back

Charmouth beach is probably one of my most favourite spots along the Jurassic coast; since benefiting from the natural tidal migration of the imported sand the council deposited on Lyme Regis beach, Charmouth now has the perfect mix of large sandy areas that are … Continue reading

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West Bay Storm – a poem

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The might of a hundred invisible hands pushing you, Their invisibility making them all the more threatening and dangerous; Not knowing quite which way they will push or pull, So best not stand too close to the edge Lest a … Continue reading

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The battle weary charm of Charmouth

I always battle with myself when choosing my favourite Jurassic coast beach, after all there are not only several to choose from but each has its own distinct attractive qualities and irresistible appeal; however whenever I visit Charmouth I say the … Continue reading

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